Category Archives: Burgundy

White and red Burgundies from Le Grappin

French-Swedish online wine dealer Caviste recently released new wines from Le Grappin in Burgundy. Le Grappin is run by an Australian by the name Andrew Nielsen, and I’ve blogged earlier about the corresponding release in 2015 (then the 2013 vintage) and in … Continue reading

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Goisot from Côtes d’Auxerre, mostly 2017

Recently, the excellent Swedish-French online merchant Caviste (who sells a mixed box from one producer at a time, every three weeks or so) showed a new relase wines from Domaine Goisot, a producer in the Côtes de Auxerre/Grand Auxerrois area, an area around … Continue reading

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Two 2016 Burgundian posts over at BKWine: Bonneau du Martray and Comte Georges de Vogüé

Over at BKWine, a website belonging to a Swedish-French wine travel company, there are two recent posts about wines from two high-class Burgundy domains, Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray on the white side, and Musigny/Bonnes Mares/Chambolle-Musigny from Comtes Georges de Vogüé on the red … Continue reading

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Some wines from Goisot

In March, Swedish-French online merchant Caviste showed a new batch of wines from Domaine Goisot, a producer in the Grand Auxerrois, an area around Chablis, which puts us in the northwestern part of Burgundy. Goisot is an organic and biodynamical producer, with … Continue reading

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2014 Beaujolais wines from Georges Descombes

French-Swedish wine dealer Caviste once again showed a fresh batch of wines from Georges Descombes in Beaujolais, this time 2014s. I’ve missed out on most of Caviste’s release tastings in the first half of 2016, so it was good to be back at one of … Continue reading

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Beaune premier cru tasting

In December I put together a tasting on the theme red Beaune premier cru. The reason I chose this theme is that the Beaune wines hasn’t suffered as steep price increases as Burgundies from many other well-established areas of the … Continue reading

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2014 Chablis from Patrick Piuze

In December I tasted some wines from Chablis producer Patrick Puize at the French-Swedish online merchant Caviste. Piuze’s wines are typical Chablis in style with a lot of mineral, some smoke and a firm palate. Nevertheless, these wines go just a little bit in … Continue reading

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Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray

In October I tasted four vintages of the Corton-Charlemagne from Bonneau du Martray (2013: 92+/93(+), 2001: 93-94(+), 1998: 92, and 1985: 94) ahead of the Swedish importer Tryffelsvinet’s annual release. Since I participated in the tasting as a representative of BKWine, the tasting … Continue reading

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DRC Montrachet 2008

In the end of May I attended a phenomenal wine tasting dinner where I finally got to taste a truly iconic and rare wine wine, Montrachet from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. We tasted the 2008 vintage, which also is an excellent vintage … Continue reading

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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the 2012 vintage

In June, the Swedish importer Vinunic again arranged a tasting of the current vintage from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, which meant the 2012 vintage. DRC, as they are commonly known, is a well-known Burgundy producer that is widely considered to … Continue reading

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